Thursday, 4 April 2013

Mymshall Brook - Warrengate

Mymshall Brook
The Mymshall Brook flows northwards. It is joined from the east by the Potters Bar Brook

Post to the south Mutton Lane
Post to the north Waterend Green

Furzefield Wood.  Ancient woodland.

Pilvage Wood – ancient woodland

Swanland Road
This is the old Barnet By-pass which was built in the 1930s as the A555. It was re-numbered the A1 in 1954

Warrengate Lane
Warrengate Farm. Farm House which dates from 1700-20 and is in red brick.
Flint cottage – Mymms Hall Lodge. This was the lodge to Mymms Hall and is a flint one storey building with decorated chimney stacks
Bridge over the Mymshall Brook. It is in red brick with brick coping above. there is a Metal cast plaque with four square bolted corner projections with that says ‘County of Middlesex Locomotives Act 1898…notice is hereby given that the use of locomotives on this bridge is prohibited by the bye-laws made under the above act …..By order of Richard Nicholson Clerk of the County Council’. ’ this is almost the last point in ‘old’ Middlesex. 
Anti-tank ditch. This runs at right angles to the stream and the A1 (M) road, upstream and Warrengate Lane Bridge
Mymms Hall Cottages. Two red brick cottages with a central decorated chimney stack. They were built around 1905 as a pair of estate cottages to Mymms Hall.

Sources
Brookman’s Park. Web site
Hertfordshire County Council. Web site
Hertsmere Council. Web site
Middlesex Till we Die. Web site
SABRE. Web site

No comments: